Jones went to secondary school in Merthyr Tydfill and later graduated with a first-class degree from the London School of Economics. At the outbreak of the Second World War he was recruited into the Intelligence Corps and soon transferred to Section V of the Secret Intelligence Service. He was posted to Bari after the Allied invasion of Italy.
At the 1950 general election, he was elected as the first Member of Parliament (MP) for the new constituency of Birmingham Hall Green. He was Minister of Fuel and Power from 1955 to 1957, and the last Minister of Supply from 1957 to 1959. He resigned from the House of Commons in 1965 in order to take up the position of Chairman of the newly created Prices & Incomes Board. He received an Honorary degree (Doctor of Science) from the University of Bath in 1966.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Aubrey Jones
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